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910702.006286Macaria brunneata (Thunberg, 1784)

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Synonymy: Geometra brunneata Thunberg, 1784
Itame coreame Bryk, 1949
Eupistheria ferruginaria Packard, 1873
Phalaena flammata Fabricius, 1794
Phalaena fulvaria Villers, 1789
Geometra pinetaria Hübner, 1799
Geometra quinquaria Hübner, 1822
Speranza sylvaria Curtis, 1828
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria brunneata (Thunberg, 1784), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 76; pl. 1.65-70. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.36m; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
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